Train Ride

In the Winter months, the view from the train’s window could be quite bleak. Bare trees lined up on the horizon against a gray blue sky. But this particular night, the sunset turned the sky shades of pink and purple. She could see city lights in the distance as the train stopped at one station after another.

It was getting darker and darker. She was growing tired after a busy day at work and long commute. She thought about dinner and what movie she would watch tonight. Soon she would be home.

And then it happened. The train screeched and came to a sudden halt. There was a loud banging noise as if the train had hit something with a powerful force, followed by an explosion.

She screamed.

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